After winning the EFL Cup, Manchester United will face West Ham United at Old Trafford on Wednesday in the fifth round of the FA Cup in an effort to get one step closer to securing a spot in another Wembley Cup final. As the former manager of the Red Devils attempts to prevent a third straight elimination with the Hammers at this point in the campaign, David Moyes returns to familiar ground.
Few could have predicted the drastic change that had occurred at Man United under the direction of Erik Ten Hag six months after the club’s humiliating losses to Brighton & Hove Albion and Brentford at the beginning of the season. Ten Hag led the team to their first trophy in six years with victory in Sunday’s EFL Cup final.
In order to maintain their daring aspirations of winning the quadruple when they return to action in midweek for a match in the FA Cup, Ten Hag is now faced with restoring faith among the Old Trafford crowd as they attempt to start a new era of success.
Man United have amassed a 10-game unbeaten streak in all competitions. One of their eight victories during this run was a 3-1 home victory against Reading in the FA Cup fourth round on January 28. They will be greeted with a rousing reception by the Old Trafford crowd on Wednesday.
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If West Ham lost against Nottingham Forest at home in the Premier League last weekend, under-fire manager David Moyes may have lost his job. The Scotsman is still in charge of the Hammers thanks to a decisive 4-0 victory at the London Stadium, though.
When Danny Ings scored his first goal for the club in the game’s final 20 minutes, the floodgates suddenly opened. A second goal came just two minutes later, and Declan Rice and Michail Antonio completed a crucial victory for David Moyes and the West Ham players. The game’s goalless status had the West Ham fans getting increasingly frustrated.
The Hammers have lost each of their past four FA Cup meetings with the Red Devils since Paolo Di Canio secured a 1-0 fourth-round victory back in January 2001. They have only won one of their last 20 visits to Old Trafford in all competitions.
Manchester United vs West Ham Game Information
- Date: 03/01/2023
- Time: 02:45 PM ET
- Location: Old Trafford, Manchester.
- How to Watch: Manchester United vs West Ham ESPN+
- Live Stream: fubo.tv
Manchester United vs West Ham Betting Lines
Manchester United is -155 according to our Vegas FA Cup Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $65.On the other side, West Ham is +430 according to the Vegas FA Cup Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $430.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Manchester United at a 60.78% chance of winning the game, meanwhile West Ham has 18.87% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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